The Fort Lewis College Cycling Team and Durango Wheel Club will hold the annual Squawker Road Classic events April 11-12th in and around Durango and the Fort Lewis College Campus. The race is part of the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cycling Conference season and will also have USA Cycling Open Categories.
The action will begin Saturday morning with the Bread/ East Animas TTT and ITT. Team and Individual Time Trial races start at 8:00am at Core Value Fitness Center at the intersection of CR 250 and 32nd St.. Collegiate four person teams will start at one minute intervals and USA Cycling category individuals will start at 9am at 30 second intervals, finishing on CR250A before the DSNGRR tracks.
There may be short delays at CR252/CR250 and CR250/CR250A intersections to allow racers to pass. Racing will finish by 10:00am.
Racing action will continue Saturday April 11 at 11:00am with the Morehart Neighborhood Criterium taking place in the historic downtown residential area. The course is a fast spectator friendly circuit utilizing 4th, 5th, and 6th Avenues as well as 8th, 9th, and 10th streets. Racing will end at 6pm.
The criterium course will be completely closed to traffic from 10am-6pm on Saturday, April 11th.
Racing concludes on Sunday, April 12 with the Coca-Cola Road Race, starting at 7:00am at the Education/Business Hall on Rim Drive. Will continue on North Rim Drive (CR239), turn right on North College/Goeglein Gulch Road (CR238), and right on East 8th Avenue back to Rim Drive, completing circle. Racing will finish by 4:00pm.
Minor traffic delays can be expected during the road race on N. College Drive it will be requested that anyone needing access to/from the residences/businesses affected by the course use North College Drive this is for the safety of the participants. 8th Avenue will be closed from College Dr. to the stoplight on campus from 7am to 4pm.
There will be USCF open categories for the individual time trail, criterium and road race. For an official flyer with all the details please visit the FLC Cycling website at http://cycling.fortlewis.edu/?page_id=79
Please come cheer on the FLC Cycling Team and local racers as they compete against their conference and regional foes!
We will need many volunteers to make this event a success! To volunteer contact Spencer [email protected]